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I have been a part of Poetry Soup since 2009, and have made wonderful friendships, and been inspired beyond what I had could have ever imagined .  As a novice poet when I first joined up, I have learned so much, thanks to all of you.  Thank you for the many gifts of poetry, challenges, and inspirations.  But especially for the friendship and encouragement offered here. Thank you all, very much !


Blog Posted:3/14/2013 1:36:00 PM

In lieu of all the "green" contests.....this comes as a warning!


Be cautious of the color green!!


Green can be a scary thing !!!



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  1. Date: 3/18/2013 11:01:00 AM
    Oh my goodness of course, Carrie!...Green with envy, 'Go Green' (becoming rather tedious) Green slime and mold (to heck with Penicillen) EVERYTHING in those old horror movies was green, Those disgusting creatures in de Bayou swamps, Mean-Green (mean to my tender and delicate hands not to mention my nail polish) Green baby crap, That greenish white stuff that pops out and stains the ceiling when you squeeze a b...Okay, this is gettin kinda gross...Anyway, I think Congress should convene and simply pass a law banning (and eventually eliminating) the color green (Sorry to all you Irish folks but it's for a worthy cause)

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    Ryerson Avatar Tim Ryerson Date: 3/18/2013 10:16:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    If that video ain't fun-eee, then all I gotta say: God didn't make little green apples / it don't rain in Indianapolis in the such thing as Dr Seuss / Disneyland and Mother Goose / no nursery rhymes ...I wrote that myself you know (If that ain't a lie, then all I gotta say: God didn't make...)
  1. Date: 3/16/2013 5:57:00 PM
    What a serious kitten! I always have liked them things, kittens and apples. Thanks for sharing it. I enjoyed reading your bio too.

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  1. Date: 3/14/2013 6:38:00 PM
    Dear Carrie, Hope this finds YOU and YOURS Healthy and High in the Spirit. Now YOU tell me to " be Cautious of the color green" After i already entered Francine's contest. I may be safe though I did use an older POEM. She never says use an older POEM. Happy St. Patrick's DAY I LOVE YOU ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Eternal Liege...Harry

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    Richards Avatar Carrie Richards Date: 3/14/2013 8:46:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Nice to hear from you HG..(Hope you are doing well !!) and all my souper friends. Actually I love (my favorite color) green!!!
  1. Date: 3/14/2013 6:14:00 PM
    yup spinach is scary!

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  1. Date: 3/14/2013 4:07:00 PM
    lol...the kitten was cute...and i think colorblind... lol... i think the cute kitten was attacking red apples.. :-) PD

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  1. Date: 3/14/2013 3:16:00 PM
    What's wrong with this little kitten? So funny. Thanks for sharing it, Carrie.

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  1. Date: 3/14/2013 2:37:00 PM
    Yes! And also be cautious of people with green avatars! <-------------- :P (Seriously though, be cautious of people with green avatars haha!).

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    O. Avatar Ruben O. Date: 3/14/2013 3:15:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Oops! : )
  1. Date: 3/14/2013 2:00:00 PM
    Granny Smith can be a fearsome opponent!! LOL !

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